Core Metadata Interest Group

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Purpose: Provides a broad framework for information exchange on current research developments, tools, and activities affecting networked information resources and metadata; coordinates and actively participates in the development and review of standards concerning networked resources and metadata in conjunction with the divisions' committees and sections, other units within ALA, and relevant outside agencies; and develops programs and fosters and sponsors education and training opportunities that contribute to and enhance an understanding of networked resources and metadata, their identity, content, technology, access, control, and use; and plans and monitors activities using Core's strategic and tactical plan as a framework.

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This interest group is part of Core's Metadata and Collections Section.

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Nominations are opened for leadership roles in the ALCTS Metadata Interest Group!

  • 1.  Nominations are opened for leadership roles in the ALCTS Metadata Interest Group!

    Posted Jun 10, 2019 01:54 PM

    The ALCTS MIG seeks nominations (feel free to nominate yourself!) for the following offices:


    Vice Chair/Chair Elect (Vice-Chair 2019-2020, Chair 2020-2021)

    Program Co-Chair



    These positions are held for two years, and attendance to ALA Annual and ALA Midwinter is expected. Service duties begin July 1, and would run through June 2021.


    For additional information about working with the ALCTS Metadata Interest Group or to nominate yourself for any of these service opportunities, contact Darnelle Melvin at


    This is a great opportunity to be more involved with the metadata community at ALA!  Elections will be held during the ALCTS Metadata Interest Group Meeting, Sunday, June 23th from 9-10am.

    Darnelle Melvin
    Special Collections & Archives Metadata Librarian
    University of Nevada, Las Vegas